Cakes

Caramel-Apple Cupcakes

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With autumn now upon us, when you walk into any grocery store you spot caramel apples. Here in the Midwest they call them Affy Tapples and they've been a fall staple since as long as I can remember! It was in seeing those apples again this fall that I was inspired to come up with my own version of the Affy Tapple...only in cupcake form.

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3 cups all purpose flour
3/4 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 sticks butter, melted
2 eggs, beaten
1 1/4 cups milk
2 granny smith apples, peeled and diced
1 1/2 cups chopped, toasted pecans (reserve some for topping)
Twigs with leaves*
plastic wrap to wrap around the base of the twigs
2 jars prepared caramel sauce
-Preheat oven to 375 degrees. -Prepare the muffin pans with a healthy dose of cooking spray and set aside (no muffin liners required). -In a dry skillet, toast the pecans over low heat until you just start...
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Nutritions

Calories
352

Sodium
276mg
11% DV

Fat
20g
32% DV

Protein
3g
7% DV

Carbs
36g
12% DV

Fiber
2g
10% DV

This crispy Oven Fried Chicken recipe is coated with Ranch dressing and dredged in a flavorful blend of Corn Flakes, bread crumbs and zesty seasoning. Use chicken breast, thighs or drumsticks for an oven baked dinner that tastes like it's deep-fried! The easy oven fried chicken is delicious alongside mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, or Southern-style green beans.

1 c Ranch salad dressing
1 c dry breadcrumbs
1 c Corn Flakes cereal crumbs
2 t sugar
2 t paprika
2 t onion powder
2 t garlic powder
2 t kosher salt
1/4 c canola oil
3-4 lbs. bone-in chicken pieces ( skin removed )
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  • Preheat oven to 400° F. Place a rack on top of a large rimmed baking sheet that has been lined with aluminum foil. Spray rack with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Pour salad dressing into a...
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Nutritions

Calories
1160

Sodium
2401mg
100% DV

Fat
45g
70% DV

Protein
82g
165% DV

Carbs
107g
36% DV

Fiber
10g
40% DV